The Renaissance partlet and crescent neckline makes a cameo appearance in this Gheraerts the Younger portrait of Countess Martha. Her hat appears to be decorated with a jeweled band and flowers and lace.
Keywords: 1629, Gheeraerts - Marcus the Younger, Martha Cockayne, Martha Bertie, Countess Lindsey, Countess of Holderness, Cockayne family, Ramsay family, Bertie family, Coumyess, British, jeweled feathered floral hat, lace, partlet, high neckline, lace collar, lace epaulettes, rosettes, bodice, crescent neckline, long puffed sleeves, arm bands, bows, back flared lace cuffs, waist band, vee waistline, close skirt, maxi-length skirt, surcote, hanging sleeves, necklace, draped bodice ornament, fan
Jan 23, 2015, 12:57 AM
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